Lagos state Government has said screening test for admission of primary six pupils into State model colleges and upgraded Junior Secondary Schools for the 2016/2017 academic session will hold on May 14, 2016 between 8.00am and 2.00pm.
A statement by the Lagos State Ministry of Education, Monday, said State’s Examinations Board will conduct the test in two versions including Computer Based Test (CBT) and Pencil/Paper Test.
According to the statement, candidates who opted for the CBT will take their examinations at the Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Centre, Lagos State Examinations Board, Iyana Ipaja, while those for the Pencil/Paper Test will have their examinations at the 28 designated centres across the State.
It explained further that a total of 10,200 candidates will sit for the examinations of which 54 candidates opted for the Computer Based Test (CBT) while 10,146 candidates are expected to sit for the Pencil Paper Test (PPT) at designated centres nearer to their homes.
The statement noted also that successful candidates will get admission into the State Model Colleges and Upgraded Junior Secondary Schools of choice which have boarding facilities except Vetland Junior Grammar School, Agege which is Day School.
It therefore urged all parents and guardians to prepare their children/wards for the examinations by making available all writing materials such as pencil, eraser, and sharpener etc for the examinations as well as ensure that their children/wards get to their respective designated centres at 7.00am before the commencement of the examinations.